May 28, 2016

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Police log for March 29, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 27 8:00 a.m. — 100 block Cornell Ave., reported theft of a lawn mower. 9:41 a.m. — 100 block Brandston Ave., reported theft from vehicle. A woman reported that someone had entered her locked vehicle and took her GPS, Cruz Android Tablet and iPod Touch, valued at $550. Police said the Read More…

Man arrested on second attempt to cash bogus $4 million check

ELYRIA — Who wants to be a millionaire? Police said it was Frank Videc on Tuesday. Videc’s second attempt to cash a $4 million check at the Lorain National Bank at 124 Middle Ave. led to him being booked at the Lorain County Jail, according to Elyria police Lt. Michael Dussel. Not surprisingly, the first Read More…

Police log for March 28, 2012

Lorain police Monday, March 26 3:26 p.m. — 2500 block W. 38th St., Timothy R. Barrick, 22, 2600 block W. 38th St., arrested and charged with vandalism and disrupting public transportation. A bus driver said Barrick approached her about blocking his vehicle with her bus. The driver said Barrick then pulled out a knife and Read More…

Friends, family hold vigil for man who died in dirt bike accident Sunday

Mike Vanakin found out Sunday that his friend, Donny Zacharias, had died in a dirt bike accident. The two were planning on riding their dirt bikes this Thursday. Following the accident, Vanakin sold his. “He was a good kid. He got along with pretty much everyone,” Vanakin said, adding that he will probably never ride Read More…

Police log for March 27, 2012

Elyria police Friday, March 23 10:08 a.m. — 1200 block West Ave., damage reported to a vacant home. A maintenance man for the house said the glass on the front screen door had been smashed out by an unknown object and an upstairs window and rear screen door were shattered as well. 1:01 p.m. — Read More…

Vigil planned tonight for dirt bike crash victim

ELYRIA TWP. — Mike Vanakin learned Sunday that his friend, Donny Zacharias, had passed away from a tragic dirt bike accident earlier that morning. The two were planning on riding their dirt bikes Thursday. Following the accident, Vanakin sold his. “He was a good kid. He got along with pretty much everyone,” Vanakin said, adding Read More…

Police: Off-duty officer gets involved after shoplifter attacks Target workers

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was arrested for robbery after he attacked Target loss prevention workers who tried to detain him, according to a police report. Terry L. Hines, 25, tried to leave the Elyria store with $173.95 worth of DVDs he didn’t pay for Sunday afternoon, the report said. Loss prevention officer Brandon Sprague Read More…

Police find man dead in curb lawn

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was found dead late Saturday in the 800 block of Bond Street. Officers arrived about 11:45 p.m. and found Kenneth Williams, 45, face down in the curb lawn. They observed him to be cold to the touch and noticed a white froth on his lips, according to a police report. Read More…

Cops find children at home alone

ELYRIA — Police were called to an apartment in the 1800 block of Middle Avenue on Friday and found a 7-year-old girl in the care of her 10-year-old sister. The matter was referred to Children Services after police told the mother the girls were too young to be left. The mother told police she had Read More…

Girl says man in SUV offered her candy

ELYRIA — A 15-year-old girl reported being approached by a man in a black SUV on Thursday and said he asked her to accompany him to a beverage store and offered her candy, according to a police report. The girl told police she was in the area of 1200 Lake Ave. when the man stopped Read More…